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Ivan Zec

Partner

Ivan is based in Blue Sea Capital’s Zagreb office. His focus is on investments in Croatia, but he has also executed transactions and taken various monitoring roles in the Region. Ivan leads deals and is a member of the Investment Committee. Given his previous experience as a CFO, he takes charge of the financial monitoring of investee companies, the implementation of corporate governance structures, the introduction of finance management functions and data driven decision making. Ivan has a track record of establishing various finance functions and setting up finance teams and has also acted as the interim CFO at Piramida and Medigroup (Blue Sea Capital’s investments).
Prior to joining Blue Sea Capital, he spent 4 years (2007 – 2011) as Board Member and CFO of Adriatica.net Group, a leading regional travel and tourism operator. Adriatica.net was a group newly formed in an M&A-driven market consolidation and Ivan established a corporate finance department to oversee subsidiaries in 25 countries and restructured the group’s balance sheet.

Previously, he worked at Agrokor’s M&A and Strategy department. Together with Saša and Mila, Ivan worked on debt and equity transactions as well as acquisitions of various companies in food, beverage and retail sector.

Prior to joining Agrokor, he worked in corporate banking (Bank Austria Creditanstalt) and audit (Ernst & Young).

Ivan graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology Croatia.